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Offline Last Active Mar 24 2013 09:33 AM

#229186 Washer jumping around like a fish out of water

Posted by benzonaruckus on 05 April 2012 - 12:44 AM

Most wash tubs for front loaders have a 15-25 year warranty. But I would scrap it and get a roper for $300. and call it a day. use youre front loader for a boat anchor

#229184 Generic Whirlpool SxS condenser cleaning question

Posted by benzonaruckus on 05 April 2012 - 12:31 AM

I have a 1.5 gallon air compressor and connect a blow gun. High pressure, no lifting the fridge, and will come in handy time and time again with job after job. Easiest and most effective way I've found, especially with dryers

#229182 Maytag SxS Model PSD262LHEW Water Dispenser slow

Posted by benzonaruckus on 05 April 2012 - 12:24 AM

If its a saddle type/self piercing valve to the supply line I'd open the hole a little larger(always a problem).

make sure the water reservoir tubing isnt pinched or collapsed and under the freezer door.

you can also test the water from the valve by removing the line that goes to the fill valve to the reservoir and seeing if it dies off(possible weak solenoid) if all checks out there bypass the filter(then test it)

Bring a handful of quick connect fittings 1/4 inch and 5/16 with you in case you have to cut any lines.

I always recommend a NICE inline filter before the fridge and tell the customer not to replace the filter on the inside as much(either double or triple the recommended change time. saves them money in the long run and filters water before the valve helping it the valve and other components last longer)

#229181 Kenmore 106.58585892 refrigerator fine, but freezer too warm

Posted by benzonaruckus on 05 April 2012 - 12:12 AM

If: Condensor fan, Evap fan, and compressor are running and your condensor coils are clean => check to see if your evap frost pattern is even and allow cold air across them => Temps for freezer: around 0 => Temps for fridge: around 36-40.

I found a digital indoor/outdoor thermometer from (Walmart or like) work extremely well since you dont have to open the door to check it.

If all this is in line and working, the fridge is probably fine and may still have been hot from the condensor dirty coils

#229180 Frigidaire double wall oven PLEB30T8CCA both bake elements not working

Posted by benzonaruckus on 05 April 2012 - 12:02 AM

if there is 220-240 to the stove make sure youre Getting 220 volts to the element. if youre only getting 110 you got a bad board most likely. Frigidaire has some really bad designed EOC boards. Relay on board is either stuck open or has a bad contact inside. if youre decent with a solder and solder sucker you can replace the relays(finding the right replacement is tricky). Check to see if there is an in-line fuse(probably in back)on the bake power wires. Check the schematic for it. I try to replace the relays if I can, the customer appreciates me saving them the dough and time for a new board.

As Well some relays can be opened/taken apart and you can use a points file and contact cleaner to clean them but youre taking contact surface away and the can get stuck again. I practiced on boards in the shop before I began trying it in customers home.

#229141 samsung RS267TDBP Refrigerator Defrost Issue + Service manual request

Posted by benzonaruckus on 04 April 2012 - 07:41 PM

Hi, guys I got another samsung SxS with the same type problem as a french door model I had last week. I'm going to try to attach the image I took with my phone. Anyways it accumulates ice build up on the evap line coming into the fridge(fridge side not freezer) and builds up enough to cause it to hit the fan. which in turn stops the fridge from cooling. I defrosted it for them while i ordered some parts but the two big issues I have is:

1. No service manual* and I could not get it to go into a manual defrost

2. Heater, bimetal, and fuse all ohm out as working(about 99.9-101ohms on heater)

I dont like working on samsung but I have a decent customer base due to it and no one else will touch them here.
Defrost issue

*I have ordered a service manual on CD and would like for you guys to put in the stash so others may use it. Of course after I recieve it.

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